Catholic Support for Healthcare Reform Bill

Catholic Support for Healthcare Reform Bill

While C Street’s token Catholic (and token Democrat) Bart Stupak and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops oppose pending healthcare reform legislation, 59,000 American nuns, pro-life Catholic theologians and evangelical leaders, and Catholic healthcare agencies back H.R. 3590, the healthcare reform bill.

Read the sisters’ letter here.

 

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One Response to “Catholic Support for Healthcare Reform Bill”

  1. Mike Licht Says:

    Update: “Bart Stupak disrespects nuns, again,” Joan Walsh, Salon.

    “On health care, listen to the nuns,” E.J. Dionne Jr., Washington Post.

    “Healthcare reform fight exposes Catholic rift,” Eric Gorski, AP via Salon.

    “’False claims,’” Mollie Wilson O’Reilly, Commonweal. The bishops lied!

    “Bart Stupak vows ‘yes’ in health care vote. What comes next?” Mark Sappenfield, Christian Science Monitor.

    “Stupak called ‘baby-killer’ on House floor,” Paul Kane, Washington Post.

    “Catholic healthcare scoreboard: Nuns and laity 2, bishops 0,” Mary Ann Sorrentino, Salon.

    “How the Bishops Lost, Even as Their Cause Prevailed,” David Gibson, Politics Daily.

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